3rd Issue

The third issue of fractional currency is the only series that issued a three cent denomination. Additionally, they were the first fractionals to feature signatures from banking officers and the only series to be used during the Civil War. See below for third issue fractionals, or visit our fractional currency page for more options.

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FR No.DenomTypeGradePrice
1226$0.033rd IssuePMG 55$65
3rd Issue 1226 $0.03 fractionals

An AU example of the Washington fractional with light background.  Margins all around and a vividly inked green reverse.

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1252$0.103rd IssuePMG 64$285
3rd Issue 1252 $0.10 fractionals

A lovely Choice CU Third Issue Red Back with position indicator “1” on front.  Balanced margins all around, pleasing bronzing […]

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1253spwmf$0.103rd IssuePMG 63NET$275
3rd Issue 1253spwmf $0.10 fractionals

This Choice CU Wide Margin Specimen bears the autographed signatures of Colby and Spinner.  Great color and bold overprints  — […]

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1255$0.103rd IssuePMG 55EPQ$135
3rd Issue 1255 $0.10 fractionals

A nicely centered fractional with bold, bronze overlays on front and back. Exceptional Paper Quality noted on this bright, original […]

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1255$0.103rd IssuePMG 58EPQ$175
3rd Issue 1255 $0.10 fractionals

A nicely centered example with pleasing bronzing and color on front and back.  Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.

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1255$0.103rd IssuePMG 45EPQ$85
3rd Issue 1255 $0.10 fractionals

A Choice XF Washington with three broad margins and top being tight but not into note. Bottom margin on reverse […]

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1255$0.103rd IssuePMG 55$90
3rd Issue 1255 $0.10 fractionals
1255$0.103rd IssuePMG 55EPQ$125
3rd Issue 1255 $0.10 fractionals
1256$0.103rd IssueCH AU $135
3rd Issue 1256 $0.10 fractionals
1256$0.103rd IssuePMG 64EPQ$235
3rd Issue 1256 $0.10 fractionals

A very bright example with pleasing margins all around, bold overprints and position “1” on front.  Exceptional paper quality is […]

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1291$0.253rd IssuePMG 30EPQ$125
3rd Issue 1291 $0.25 fractionals

Balanced margins all around on this evenly circulated and problem free Red Back with Colby/Spinner signatures.  Exceptional Paper Quality noted […]

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1292$0.253rd IssueCH CU $265
3rd Issue 1292 $0.25 fractionals

A very scarce red back with margins all around and small “a” position indicator on front.  Vivid bronzing on front […]

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1294$0.253rd IssuePCGS 25$495
3rd Issue 1294 $0.25 fractionals

A Very Fine example of a desirable 25 cent Third Issue note with an Inverted Surcharge on the Reverse.  Well […]

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1295$0.253rd IssuePMG 63EPQ$275
3rd Issue 1295 $0.25 fractionals

A lovely Fessenden Green Back with “A” position indicator on front.  This Choice CU note has vibrant bronzing and beautiful […]

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